Explosion-proof lift doors pursuant to ATEX 2016/34/EU
Since 20 April 2016, a revised legal framework in the form of the ATEX Directive 2016/34/EU has been in place that provides for a new regulation of explosion protection in Europe. The previously applicable directive 94/9/EC has now been superseded by the new guideline.
Read more in LIFT-REPORT 6/2018
MiDrive – digitalisation is making progress
At interlift 2017, Meiller Aufzugtüren GmbH unveiled its new MiDrive door drive to the world public. This is the beginning of a new chapter and an important new step that has been taken towards a digital future for lift components, according to the Munich Company.
Read more in LIFTjournal 6/2018
RepKit: the fast, easy way to repair the car door drive
Most of the approximately 750,000 lifts in Germany are more than twenty years old. They are subject to natural wear and suffer more or less frequent malfunctions. One of the most frequent causes of malfunctions are the landing and car doors. These moving parts are in direct contact with users. Consequently, they are exposed to vandalism and increased wear.
Read more in LIFTjournal 5/2018
New Meiller RepKits for repairing car door drives
In Germany alone, there are approximately 750,000 lifts in operation, the vast majority of which are more than twenty years old. They are naturally subject to wear and tear, which means that disturbances to their operation can occur at irregular intervals.
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Doors with extremely low impost heights for modernisation
Meiller Aufzugtüren GmbH has been providing professional solutions for modernisation for many years. For example, many concepts have been developed, such as car doors with catches, which have been adjusted to the landing doors of third-party manufacturers or to its own earlier door generations. Meiller presented a new product in its series of its modernisation solutions at the 2017 interlift: the compact door series.
Read more in LIFTjournal 4/2018
Door drive with extremely high energy efficiency
At last year’s interlift in October, the innovative firm Meiller Aufzugtüren GmbH from Munich presented its forward-looking MiDrive door drive.
Read more in LIFT-REPORT 4/2018
Vertical doors – redefined by innovative MiDrive door drive
Meiller Aufzugtüren, the innovative company from Munich, has been supplying vertical doors for retrofit car door installations for many years now, in the form of the Premius K4 fourpanel telescopic lifting gate and the Genius Plus roller shutter door. With the Premius S4 lifting gate, Meiller is able to install lifting gates to lift systems on both the landing and the car sides. They are being fitted with great success in new installations as well as for modernisation.
Read more in LIFT-REPORT 2/2018
Lift door modernization – not a problem with Meiller Kompakt
Lifts always used to be designed to give a minimum of 15-20 years of faithful service. However, as long as they enjoy proper maintenance and regular servicing and, of course, they are not subjected to improper use, the service life of a lift can be significantly extended. But the point will still come, when a lift starts to show its age, either by its appearance or in terms of technical performance. Since more than half of all lifts installed in Germany are now more than 25 years old, the rapid increase in the rate of lift modernization in recent years should come as no surprise.
Read more in LIFT-REPORT 3/2018
Explosion-protected lift doors – redefined
A new legal framework entered into effect for the new regulation of explosion protection in Europe on 20 April 2016 in the form of the ATEX Directive 2016/34/EU The previously applicable Directive 94/9/ EC became invalid with the entry into force of its successor. Meiller has now adjusted its current product line accordingly and can provide solutions for explosion zones 2/22 and 1/21.
Read more in LIFTjournal 3/2018
Considerations relating to a concept for life cycle assessment from the point of view of a manufacturer of lift door components
The prime motivation for studying the life cycle assessment of lift doors was to obtain a basic understanding of the subject of life cycle assessment and to learn the significant parameters throughout the service life of lift doors.
In this way it was intended to gather initial experience with the handling and implementation of life cycle assessments, to establish a way of calculating the effort required for this and in the final analysis to identify the relevant means of adjustment.
Read more in LIFT-REPORT 2/2018